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Abutilon x hybridum

English name: flowering maple

Latin name: Abutilon x hybridum

Family: Mallow - Malvaceae

Origin: Under cultivation at the Palm House

The flowering maple is cultivated by gardeners of various hybrids of this species. It is called “the flowering maple,” or “the little maple” in Polish, because of the shape of its leaves. It is native to South America. In climates like Poland’s, it is grown as an ornamental potted plant.

Abutilon x hybridum